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[feer-lis] /ˈfɪər lɪs/
without fear; bold or brave; intrepid.
Origin of fearless
1350-1400; Middle English fereles. See fear, -less
Related forms
fearlessly, adverb
fearlessness, noun
See brave.
cowardly. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We need to be in there now, while we're still fresh and open and fearless and bold.
  • We're told about the fearless tribesmen and decide to travel off the beaten path to see them for ourselves.
  • She's fearless and is willing to experiment with different concepts in music.
  • Throughout his career, he was fearless in his demands.
  • He was entirely fearless, describing each new movement and phase of the portent to be noted down exactly as he observed them.
  • His two main characters themselves seem aware of this and hence are quite fearless.
  • The only way to get an answer would be through the fearless application of the rule of law.
  • It has had the profits to enable it to be fearless and independent.
  • And these creatures have character: they are feral, unstoppable, and fearless.
  • The freshman has been fearless from the start, willing to take over the team at crucial moments.
Word Origin and History for fearless

early 15c., from fear (n.) + -less. Related: Fearlessly; fearlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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